How to remove your Coursera account

We could not find options for quick account removal. However, from their ToS it should be clear you need to contact them and request removal. Obviously, if you find it necessary, anonymisation is an option too. See here:

You may update your Personally Identifiable Information by logging into the Site and visiting your user account page. You may also contact us via We try to answer every email promptly, but may not always be able to do so. Keep in mind, however, that there will be residual information that will remain within our databases, access logs and other records, which may or may not contain your Personally Identifiable Information.


Helpful Trick: Removing online data

Publicly visible text/images often aren’t properly removed even when you succeed in removing an account. Try editing or removing them manually before removing the account itself. If you’re unsure what happens to your tracks: this can be found mostly in the Terms of Service/Privacy Policy; otherwise you can always contact Coursera and ask personally. By the way, removal requests don’t necessarily mean your data will actually be removed (e.g. due to legal obligations).

Helpful Trick: Remove third-party logins

If you signed up for Coursera using a third-party login such as Facebook or Twitter, you probably want to revoke all access from Coursera. Click here to find out how.

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